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Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!

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Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!

The Role Models

Black-and-white portrait picture of Role Model Caroline Matteucci
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Caroline Matteucci

Since Caroline was 8 years old, she wanted to change the world. After her work path took her into policing, the health sector, counseling and coaching, she today helps people to learn about non-verbal communication… Read More

Portrait photo of Stephanie Sievers
Petra Ehmann

Role Model: Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie shares her story to encourage young talent to lead with their passions, to dare to make bold moves, to take risks and try out things. And what an interesting story it is!… Read More

Picture of Role Model Christiane Demgenski on outdoor background
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model: Christiane Demgenski

Christiane is CPO at Awina AG, a financing solution for daycare spots offering families more freedom, more planning ability and thus to more compatibility of work and family. Read how Christiane found her way from banking to paving a path to diversity… Read More

Portrait photo of role model Katja Dörlemann on grey background smiling into camera
Angela Lötscher

Role Model: Katja Dörlemann

Katja bridges the knowledge gap in cybersecurity between tech speak and the users on a daily basis. She talks about the challenges she faces as an awareness specialist in cybersecurity and how she found her way into this upcoming field that requires an unusual mix of skills… Read More

Role Model Nadine Friedel portrait photo
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Nadine Friedel

Nadine Friedel dreamed of traveling into space as a child. Today, she calls herself a “cosmonaut” and is fascinated by how AI can be used for sustainibility … Read More

Role Model Ritah Nyakato
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model: Ritah Nyakato

Ritah Nyakato has gone quite a long way – and we’re not talking about her move from Uganda to Switzerland. She shared her story with us and why she thinks that one does not have to be a software developer to be in tech… Read More

Role Model Veronique Larcher, outdoors
Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Veronique Larcher

Shortly after her engineering studies in France, Veronique was appointed to California, where the planned 3 months turned into 12 years. She worked part-time as an engineer, founded a non-profit for events, and then the opportunity of building an innovation outpost arose; the beginning of a lasting business relationship with Sennheiser… Read More

Role Model Julinda Gllavata
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Julinda Gllavata

Julinda talks about starting her technical path leading up to her actual position as Head Data Science in a “not that male-dominated” country, her experiences abroad and how to overcome the occasional “culture shock” along the way… Read More

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Shaping Tech in a Non-Tech Role panelists
Petra Ehmann

Take Aways Shaping Tech in a Non-Tech Role

Read the Take Aways of our first Nigeria event where the panel discussed the vibrant African startup scene, the digital divide in many emerging markets and the urgency to ensure that women and girls are not “left behind”… Read More

Screenshot of event "How to Bring Women Back to Work"
Angela Lötscher

Take Aways How to Bring Women Back to Work

To get more women at the top, you have to bring them (back) to work in the first place. Athena Blatsioti talked to us about how to successfully bring women back to (paid) work after a leave of absence… Read More

Diversity Valentine's Day "Why pink it if you can rainbow it" card with a rainbow-colored background and curly text
Angela Lötscher

Diversifying Valentine’s Day

There’s no other celebration dedicated as much to love as Valentine’s Day. What better opportunity to spread the love or rather diversity and inclusion? We put some thought in how to diversify this otherwise chocolate and flower driven iconic day of love… Read More

"New Year resolutions Part 2" in sparkly-gold lettering
Catherine Ebneter

February: The Death of Resolutions

February: the month when according to research, 80% of new year’s resolutions are abandoned. While most of us have experienced the disappointment of deserted resolutions, we continue participating in the ritual… Read More

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Janine Fuchs

Rebel Stories

Everyone has a story to tell. Everybody can draw. Under these assumptions we shaped our last community event in Bern… Read More

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We Belong Here

Caitlyn talks about tools and information she wishes she had when she was career changing into tech… Read More

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